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Feb 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
are shocked by the departure of pope benedict the 16th. he says he does not have the energy to continue. wjz is live and we have the impact on the catholic church and its members here in maryland. >> reporter: benedict the 16th was elected pope in 2005. tonight, catholics including those here in baltimore give their reaction to him resigning and they also tell us what the future of the catholic church now is. news that pope benedict the 16th announced his resignation stunned catholics worldwide. the. >> like watching your own dad get old and admit that he's not up to all the duties of being the head of the family and all that involves. >> reporter: the pontiff says he's step down at the end of the month. he told cardinals he no longer has the strength to do the job. he's the first pope to resign in 600 years. experts say it's something that just doesn't happen. a culture where biblical doctrine rules, change is slow. the faithful are left wondering what happens next. >> i think that whomever they elect, i think must first and foremost be a faithful
Feb 23, 2013 11:00pm EST
, but was revived and then died last night. >>> now to vatican city where pope benedict thanks members of the vatican's central administration for their support before he leaves office. he spoke with a group of personnel, some privately, and then tomorrow, pope benedict will hold his last sunday blessing. here in ballet bhoash local parishioners held a mass in honor of the 85-year-old. >> reporter: a mass of thanksgiving. catholics say good-bye to pope benedict xvi. >> we want to pray for him. >> reporter: hundreds packed the pews for huh this historic service. it's the first time living pope has retired since 1415. >> it's a great act to step aside on behalf of the great needs of the church. it speak thoises great humanity and love of us. >> reporter: parishioners expressed their favoring opinions of the pope. >> he's put in major contributions while he was pope. >> we wanted to pray for him. we know he will spend the rest o his days in prayer for us. >> reporter: cardinals will choose a new pope in coming weeks. >> when i see that white smoke
Feb 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
pope benedict a long ovation before his last public mass before stepping down. he announced that the cop clave will convene on thursday. >>> glean green has come to represent valentine's day for the money the holiday generates. reporter: valentine's day brings out the procast nate near many people, though it is a time for love and romance. reporter: sophia, what do you think about valentine's day? >> it's good for people who have someone to share it with. grr diswhrr according to retailers, it generates some $18 preponderate 6 billion across the nation. women will spend an average of $88 on their significant others in flowers, chocolate, and the classic cards. >> after christmas, the number one holiday is valentine's day. reporter: mike baum says they count on the red to keep them in the black. >> chocolates are tremendous. they usually add it with some gift or not. >> don't let the business of valentine's day fool you. those out shopping for a loved one with sweethearts still say it's all for love. >> i don't know what i'm going to get
Feb 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
benedict give his final sunday address. [ cheering and applause ]. . >> the pontiff delivered his final blessings to tens of thousands from his apartment overlooking st. peter square. he says he's retiring to spend his final years in prayer. he's stepping down on thursday, the first pope to do so in 600 years. >>> and cardinals from around the world are now arriving in rome to elect the next pope but the decision will be made amid scandal italian media is saying some priests are being black mailed. the vatican says the scandal is false. >>> the academy awards was hosted by sets mcfarland. a lot of people talking about the fashions on the red carpet arrivals. a lot of people talking about ann hathaway's dress there. the film amour was honored for best foreign film. when we get the other winners we'll pass them on to you on eyewitness news. >>> also to come tonight a big blanket of snow, colorado is covered, drivers feeling the pain. what forecasters are predicting tonight. >>> oscar pistorius isn't the only one in his family accused of killing someone. the stunning new charges against hi
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